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Painter

The Newport Restoration Foundation is seeking an experienced Painter. The primary responsibility of this position is to paint and prepare surfaces for painting on NRF properties. Painters are also required to assist other work crews as necessary and directed by their supervisor.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Wash, scrape, sand and smooth interior and exterior surfaces prior to painting, varnishing or applying other related materials.
  • Fill cracks, holes and joints with caulk, putty or other fillers using caulking guns or putty knives.
  • Remove fixtures such as lamps and electrical switch covers prior to painting.
  • Cover surfaces with drop cloths to protect during painting process.
  • Operate compressors, spray equipment and other small power equipment.
  • Erect various types of scaffolding, staging and ladders to reach surfaces of work area.
  • Apply paints, stains, surface preparatory materials and undercoating materials to a variety of surfaces and according to Safety Data Sheets ensuring compliance with hazardous materials guidelines.
  • Clean, equipment, paint mixing/storage area and work area.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED and five years of experience at a level equivalent to journeyman painter or similar work experience.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Climb stairs and work from elevated surfaces including ladders, staging and roofs.
  • Lift a maximum weight of 50 lbs. alone or larger weights in concert with others.
  • Integrate and work effectively as a member of the team.
  • Manage time both in quality job performance.
  • Interact professionally with tenants and outside contacts.
  • Ability to follow supervisor’s instructions and also work independently.

The position is 40 hours a week year round; Monday thru Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Full benefit package included. Rate based upon experience. EOE.

To apply please send résumé or the following information to maeve@newportrestoration.org:

Name, contact number and e-mail
Past employment and experience
Desired hourly rate

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